Mommy Dearest,

My boyfriend and I have had a tumultuous relationship while I have been pregnant with his baby. As a firsttime mom, I want to avoid any hospital drama during delivery. I want to do it on my own with my doctor. How do I state my intentions without causing upset?

— Want to Be Alone During Labor

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Want to Be Alone During Labor,

As an expectant mother, your first priority is your baby's health and well-being as well as your own. If you are set on your decision, clearly state it to the baby's father and allow him to deal with it. Then, focus on what's most important welcoming your baby!

— Mommy Dearest

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